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[ree-awr-ee-uh n-tey-shuh n, -en-, -ohr-]
  1. the act or state of reorienting or of being reoriented.
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Origin of reorientation

First recorded in 1915–20; re- + orientation
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Examples from the Web for reorientation

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  • Catherine's cheerful willingness to help them must be reorientation and nothing else.

    Highways in Hiding

    George Oliver Smith

  • It could have been reorientation or it could have been Catherine's real self.

    Highways in Hiding

    George Oliver Smith

  • I began at that time to look forward to my visit to reorientation.

    Highways in Hiding

    George Oliver Smith

  • Would you mind if I spent an hour in Psych for reorientation?

    Exploiter's End

    James Causey

  • Comprehension then; reorientation; qualified relief—Is waking any better?

Word Origin and History for reorientation


also re-orientation, 1893, from re- + orientation.

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